Daily Links: Why Twitter is Dying

daily_links_1A few links worthy of sharing:

Why Twitter is Dying and What You Can Learn From It (Medium) – Thought-provoking piece about online abuse and its effects.

Appeals Court Rules That Google Book Scanning is Fair Use (Ars Technica) – This case filed by the Authors’ Guild may finally be running out of steam….

Chrome dumps “OK Google” eavesdropping extension because nobody actually uses it (Ars Technica) – The “always on” extension is removed from laptops and desktops.

Here’s Warner/Chappell’s Plan to Save the “Happy Birthday” Copyright (Hollywood Reporter) – With so much money on the table, this story seems determined not to go away anytime soon.

Kindle Daily Deals (Amazon) – Nine books for $2.99 or less that include several of Robert Goldsborough’s re-boot of the Nero Wolfe Mysteries.

Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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2 thoughts on “Daily Links: Why Twitter is Dying

  1. I really hope Twitter isn’t dying, because I don’t plan to ever use Facebook (which I’m sure has plenty of abuse too). I’ve met a lot of wonderful people via Twitter! Well, as long as I have my beloved blog…

    • I think it was meant metaphorically in terms of less engagement, less community. The abuse is everywhere online (unfortunately), which is part of the point of the piece. People forget that there are real people involved. And it is really easy to take something in the wrong way, especially in such a few words.

      I don’t use Facebook either, so I, too, would be lost without it. Google + is not the same. But I have met so many great friends on Twitter! 🙂

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